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On the street: What’s the most unique spot in Pittsburgh?

By Point Park News Service: As new students to Pittsburgh, Point Park University first-year students went out into the streets of Downtown to receive some advice from Pittsburghers about the best places to go in the city: Tony Atkins, 25, who is originally from Wisconsin but now lives in the North Hills, said a unique place to visit is Falling Water.... Read More

PNC Park tour kicks off RADical Days

By Haley Wisniewski, Point Park News Service: Senior citizens who had seen the Pirates play at Forbes Field and families with children riding in strollers took a free tour of PNC Park on Wednesday to kick off RADical Days 2014. Guide Joe Espey greeted a tour group with, “Welcome to the most beautiful ballpark in the world.” Espey described the... Read More

McClatchy says Pirates always at a ‘slight disadvantage’

By Alex Stumpf, Point Park News Service: Former Pittsburgh Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy talked with the Point Park News Service about the baseball team’s winning season, changes in the business side of the game and what he wants to see for the future of the club. Earlier he spoke with Point Park University students about the business of sports management.... Read More

Green game changers: Pittsburgh sports arenas reinvent this once smoggy city’s image

By Connor Mulvaney The Pioneer PNC Park went green by recycling most of the waste created by fans at their games and donating leftover prepared concessions. Heinz Field installed advanced lighting and air conditioning systems to conserve more energy. Highmark Stadium also showed its environ- mental friendliness by using recycled steel to construct the seating area and recycled rubber for the... Read More